record holder

noun

Definition of record holder

: the person or thing that has achieved something no other person or thing has achieved : a person or thing that holds a record He is the marathon world record holder. They're developing an airplane that is expected to be faster than the current record holder.

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“Record holder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/record%20holder. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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